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  • Teachable Momentsby Dennis M. Fare; Allison Coyle

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 24.99

    Teachable Moments will look at various pieces of the vocation of what it means to be a teacher in our school buildings today - through all of the most impactful reforms on the fabric of American education . more...

  • 100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Differentiationby Rachel Orr

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 16.99

    Differentiation is a key part of the curriculum, but can be a divisive subject among teachers. In 100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Differentiation , experienced teacher Rachel Orr provides guidance on using differentiation to make learning engaging, empowering, investigative, explorative, and open ended; matching the learning needs of each individual... more...

  • Exploring Vacation and Etiquette Themes in Social Studiesby Cynthia Williams Resor

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 29.99

    This book introduces a thematic approach to social history that connects the past to the daily lives of students. Four unique primary source sets, reading guides, and essential/compelling questions for students are provided that encourage inquiry learning and the development of critical literacy skills aligned with the Common Core Standards. more...

  • Teacher Education in the 21st Centuryby Oon-Seng Tan; Woon-Chia Liu; Ee-Ling Low

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 116.76

    This book examines the evolution and innovation of teacher education in Singapore in the 21st century. It covers teacher education reforms in the conceptualising and implementing of the Teacher Education for the 21st Century (TE21) Model and discusses curriculum improvements that are aligned to new competencies; values development that re-envision... more...

  • Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Researchby Michael B. Paulsen

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 159.22

    Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of research findings on a selected topic, critiques the research literature in terms of... more...

  • Focus on Thinkingby Paul A. Wagner; Daphne Johnson; Frank Fair; Jr. Daniel Fasko

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 19.99

    This book will help middle and secondary school teachers take advantage of teachable moments by drawing students into productive intellectual discussions. It also provides an overview of the rationale and research base for engaging students in educational activities that are truly intellectual and not limited to training for testing success. more...

  • Reconstructing 'Education' through Mindful Attentionby Oren Ergas

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 95.53

    This book reconstructs the idea and practice of education. Rather than conceiving of education as a process we undergo in which our minds are shaped by a social vision, Oren Ergas turns this notion of education on its head, arguing instead that we ourselves construct education. The multitude of problems with formal education and schooling, such as... more...

  • Improving Primary Mathematics Education, Teaching and Learningby Mellony Graven; Hamsa Venkat

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 85.90

    This book focuses on how to improve the teaching and learning of primary level mathematics education within resource-constrained contexts. It builds on two large numeracy projects within South Africa which speak to broader, global concerns and highlight how research and development not only enables one to meet ethical imperatives but also explore how... more...

  • Bridging the Skills Gapby Shubha Jayaram; Wambui Munge; Bob Adamson; David Sorrell; Nitika Jain

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 79.61

    This volume seeks to examine the skills development agenda for youth by exploring two key questions for sustainable livelihoods: What are the skills needed for employability in developing countries, especially in Africa and Asia?  And, what skills are currently possessed by students and secondary school leavers? An introductory chapter... more...

  • Balancing the Common Core Curriculum in Middle School Educationby James Bunn

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 85.90

    This book examines the idea of ?good education? which is thought to include a scientific and technical component, a mathematical component, a writing component, and an ethical and aesthetic component. Bunn proposes a new three-way intersection in these teachings: the basic sciences and mechanics of levering on a seesaw, the basic formulations... more...